Police rushed to the scene of a reported armed incident in West Wickham on Thursday night (August 6).

Officers were called to reports that a group of youths seen in possession of, and pointing a gun at people.

Police arrived on the scene, in Blakes Green, shortly after 9pm, where a group of people were stopped and searched.

However officers confirmed today that no firearm was recovered following the incident.

Inspector Mackin said: “Any report re: the sighting of a firearm is taken extremely seriously.

“On this occasion, a firearm was not located & those spoken to by officers were not arrested. I would like to thank everyone who co-operated with, & assisted officers during this incident.”